In this guide we will show you step by step how to easily and quickly deploy a WordPress site, along with a development site for that same WordPress site in only a few clicks!
Towards the bottom of cPanel, you will see the WordPress auto installer icon, select that.
Select the blue Install button on the next screen.
Everything on the next screen is self explanatory BUT the 3rd option “In Directory”, it will be prefilled with ‘wp’. Empty the box otherwise your WP install will be located at
For security purposes, change the table
prefix as well.
As it states, Congrats! 🙂 Now, lets create your dev environment. In the middle of the screen, click on Return to Overview.
Towards the bottom right you will now see your live install, click on the Clone icon.
Click Clone Installation.
Click Return to Overview
Some things to note:
- The dev site when cloned creates a new database so changes made to either site will not reflect on the other.
- Security is always important, make sure to secure your admin login with a .htaccess login